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Old 11-18-2007, 06:49 PM
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You want to spruce up your boat with some new colors, The paint you have either needs some TLC or is just plain, or outdated. Do you spend all the money to have it painted or do you do something like vinyl graphics and wrap the whole boat. Remember vinyl graphics offer as much creativity as paint at usually a fraction of the cost.
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:35 PM
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Paint it all white. Put on vinyl graphics. When your tired of those graphics peel them off and put on new ones. So I guess my vote is for both paint and vinyl

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I plan on doing a vinyl wrap when I get my boat back from Cathouse.....
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Old 11-21-2007, 11:27 AM
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C'Mon guys and girls, 52000+ members on this forum and only 20 poll replies!

It only takes a second to post, Please post your opinion.
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My husband is an ex-autobody guy so I voted paint. We copied a scheme from a boat a few years back and painted out Stinger.

While the graphics are unlimited, so is painting (not sure on the cost personally, guess it depends on what you put on the boat) and repairs are not difficult at all.
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Depends on age and size of boat. I'm going to vote paint but in some instances I would choose vinyl.
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I would go vinyl for the cost savings, almost zero design limitations and far less down time.

Is it the '84 Scarab in your avatar? If not, post a pic of the boat in question.
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Paint, the vinyl never has the pop or depth of paint. The price difference might compell you the other way.
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I would go vinyl for the cost savings, almost zero design limitations and far less down time.

Is it the '84 Scarab in your avatar? If not, post a pic of the boat in question.
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It is the 84 scarab. Here is the design I am looking to go with. This would cost a fortune in Paint. Considering I have the ability to do the design myself, The vinyl cost simply comes down to a cost per square foot for the material and installation. And...... I dont have to remove the existing blue on the boat currently, I can go right over it with the vinyl!
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I like the thought of vinyl, which come resale time, could be easily changed by the new/potential buyer, especially if you do a crazy vinyl job, that some will not like. ALso many like the all white look, which obviously could be done by removing all the vinyl.
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